I am interesting in purchase a basic, solid sewing machine, and have
recently been to several stores testing various models.
At this point, I am most interested in the Viking Emma, and was
wondering if anyone has one of these machines, or an opinion on their
quality, durability, etc.
I was a bit confused, in looking at the Viking website, because this
machine was listed as a "limited edition" model. Not sure what this
Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
I just took a look at the Viking site. Emma looks like it's a basic machine
with a few extras that I wouldn't mind having on my Sarah. Viking puts
machine on a short time special. That's how I got Sarah. Usually they take a
basic model and add a few things. If you have tried it out, are happy with
it's performance and the price is within your budget I think you are
probably getting a good deal. Those of us who use Viking usually love them.
Just be sure you try it out with your own fabric and thread. I suggest you
go to the FAQ,
some of us put together, on buying a machine before you make a final
These limited edition machines come with the same guarantees ad their
regular models, and are very good machines. If I had the spare cash,
I'd be very tempted to get one as a spare. I love my Lily (had it for 5
years now), and wouldn't change for anything!